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12 Easy Fall Crockpot Recipes That Will Have You Begging for Seconds

It’s no secret that fall is the time of year when cooking becomes more of a welcome endeavor. Once summer’s temperatures have subsided and ovens are …

Cooking

Hands Down the Best Way to Roast Potatoes

Toss potato chunks with olive oil and salt and roast at a high temperature and you'll have a pretty good side; satisfying, but nothing to write home about. The problem: it's tough to coax the potatoes to a perfect crisp-tender texture through this method. For potatoes to be both fluffy and tender …

Recipes

10 Dirt-Simple Woodworking Jigs You Need – Page 10

Accurate Miter Saw Cuts<p>Clamp this small Baltic birch table to your miter saw when you want to cut a few short pieces to an exact length. The slot in …

Woodworking

Before & After: A boring backyard is transformed with outdoor 'rooms' for entertaining and play

When landscape designer Becky Bourdeau first visited Miriam Yoo and Ryan Cooper’s Mid-City backyard, it was like an empty void.<p>With its swath of dead lawn and concrete pads, the barren yard was at odds with the warmth and charm of the 1928 Spanish bungalow.<p>“You walked out there and there was no …

Landscaping

7 Awesome Coastal Towns in Europe to Visit This Season

When you think of a coastal escape, California and the Carolinas probably come to mind, rather than a seemingly “bigger” trip to Europe where you’d …

Northern Lights

Modular Shop Cabinets

By American Woodworker Editors<p>In Projects, Questions And Answers, Techniques<p>0<p>Euro-style construction makes them easy to build, easy to customize.<p>By …

Woodworking

An Experts Guide on Male Fat Loss

<b>Trimming down and maintaining a lean and muscular physique is a sure-fire way to increase how well your clothes fit,</b> which can have a huge and …

Fitness

I've Been to Italy 12 Times—These Spots Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

You'd be forgiven for thinking Natalie Obradovich is permanently on vacation. The blonde perennially tanned travel photographer seems to spend more …

Italy

Every Beginners Have To Know These 20 DIY Woodworking Tips

New to woodworking or having trouble with certain projects? Whether you are a beginning woodworker or expert, these tips from the pros will speed up …

10 Awesome Treks an Average Person Can Do

Hiking. Trekking. Tramping. It’s called many things depending on where you hail from. While some may think it’s necessary to live near the mountains …

Hiking

21 Healthy Ways to Put Your Slow Cooker to Work Every Day This Summer

If you actually want to take advantage of all those Summer relaxation vibes, don't put your slow cooker away. You can use it to get healthier by cooking meals without spending hot and humid days over a stove or grill.<p>Slow cookers aren't just great for Winter comfort foods like stews and soups. They …

Cooking

If you’ve never made meatloaf in a Crock-Pot, you’re missing out

<i>Welcome to Slow Cooker Week, in which</i> The Takeout <i>uses its favorite cold-weather kitchen appliance in the dead of summer.</i><p>To my mind, meatloaf really …

10 Stunning Train Trips for an Unforgettable Vacation in Motion

Amtrak Cascades<p>When it comes to the most distinguished names in North American train travel, Amtrak leads the way. Their iconic Amtrak Cascades route …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Recipes

Beat the heatwave – these 5 houseplants will actually keep your home cool

In the long run they're inexpensive and environmentally-friendly too!<p><b>Sometimes it feels like no amount of cooling fans or wide open windows will make a hot and stuffy house cooler. But did you know there is actually an i</b><b>nexpensive and environmentally-friendly way to help keep your home cool during</b> …

The Best Hikes in Hawaii

1 of 10<p>Leahi (Diamond Head)<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Kaena Point<p>3 of 10<p>Kaiwa Ridge/Lanikai Pillbox<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Sliding Sands to Halemauu, Haleakala …

National Parks

The six best Italian road trips and where to stay on route

Amalfi Coast<p>imageBROKER/REX/Shutterstock<p>Known for its dramatic bluffs, pastel-hued villages, and cliff-hugging roads, the Amalfi Coast is arguably …

Our 20 Favorite Ideas for Outdoor Living Spaces

One area of the home to come the furthest in terms of design over the years is the outdoor living space. These were once just spaces to place a patio …

The 20-minute Functional Abs Workout for Busy Guys

The phrase “core training” has evolved over the last 15 years to become an umbrella phrase encompassing most any abs workout that targets the …

The Best Websites for Finding a Private Campsite

The sharing economy of Uber and Airbnb has come to camping. These sites connect you to private lands where you can camp.<p>1. Tentrr<p>Ideal for new campers, or folks looking for built-in comfort, Tentrr sites include a 10-by-12-foot canvas tent with a queen-size cot, fire pit, drinking water, sun …

50 Most Profitable Woodworking Projects to Build and Sell

Woodworking can be a very good way to earn some side income for yourself as a student, stay-at-home mom or dad, or an unemployed graduate. Wood …

The 8 Best Ways to Get 6-Pack Abs Fast

Whether you’re aiming to achieve your fitness goals or simply want to look good in a swimsuit, acquiring a sculpted set of six-pack abs is a goal …

Nutrition

A Colorful Front Yard Makeover That’ll Inspire Your Next Project

It’s always summer in this Venice Beach home.<p>How do you design a space to suit your personal style when you’re not really sure how to describe your …

14 Weekend Projects that Add to Home Value

Not every project has to be big (or extremely expensive) to add value to your home. These done-in-a-weekend projects, for example, are high in return.<p>…

Not Your Parent's Road Trip: How To Do The Pacific Northwest The Right Way

<i>Read Part 1: Los Angeles to Sonoma</i><p>From Sonoma, you can take the time to drive along the coast and hit stops like Redwood National Park – which is what just about everyone does – which is why I recommend making a b-line (with one quick detour to Crate Lake) for your first stop: Sisters, Oregon.<p><b>The</b> …

South Beach

7-Day 1200-Calorie Meal Plan for Weight Loss

Think a 1200-calorie diet is impossible to follow? Think again.<p>We’ve made sure you won’t feel deprived with these hearty lower-calorie breakfasts, …

Weight Loss

Finesse Fishing for Stubborn Bass

Flipping a jig or Texas-rigged softbait is a key presentation for anglers targeting bass holding close to cover. Often it’s the only way to get a …

Fishing

The 7 Best Baitcasting Reels to Buy in 2018

Usually reserved for experienced anglers, baitcasting reels are defined by a free-spinning spool that makes them notoriously tricky to master. …

Adding Softbait Trailers to Bass Lures

When a lure produces the right vibration pattern, it hits a nerve, actually a series of them that run from the fish’s lateral line directly to its …

Why You Need a Spinning Rod for Bass Fishing

Spinning gear has long been overshadowed by heavier casting gear, especially so with southern bass anglers. True enough that baits too big for …

Fishing